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March 30, 2015

Perspectives on a Connected World

At FedEx, we believe in making connections. We also believe that connections can change the world. Access to virtual networks such as high-speed internet and other digital technologies is opening up possibilities and opportunities for people around the globe. The same goes for access to physical networks, including those that FedEx makes available to customers

March 25, 2015

Collaborative Consumption: Is the Sharing Economy Here to Stay?

If you had mentioned Uber or Airbnb in a conversation a few years ago, there’s a good chance no one would have had any idea what you were talking about. Today, those two companies — and others such as Lyft, Lending Tree, and TaskRabbit — have become household names. And Rachel Botsman says this first

March 23, 2015

Jugaad: Is Frugality a Pathway to Innovation?

In 2013, India launched a spacecraft to orbit Mars. Total cost for the project (which has been a rousing success): $74.3 million. That’s less than one-tenth of what NASA spent on its Mars space orbiter — and less than the total budget of the 2013 sci-fi blockbuster Gravity. How did India do it on such

January 23, 2015

Introducing the 2015 Access 25

In the past decade, we have all joined a global marketplace that is evolving at an extraordinary pace. Change, which used to happen gradually, now happens to every business constantly. And that raises critical questions: Am I adapting quickly enough? What do I need to know to withstand — and capitalize on — global change?

March 6, 2014

China, India, Mexico and more: A global e-commerce discussion with Raj Subramaniam

In our ongoing Access series exploring the links between connectivity and innovation, we spoke with Raj Subramaniam, executive vice president, marketing and communications, FedEx Services.[Read more about Access]ACCESS: What is the relationship between increased global connectivity and innovation?

November 21, 2013

Size doesn´t matter – but Access does! See how Germanplates proves it.

 As a member of the FedEx communications team, I can tell you that I have heard A LOT at work about the idea and the importance of Access over the last couple of years. Access to global markets empowers small and medium companies in particular to grow their businesses. Access connects people and possibilities around the world. Access helps to create jobs.